episternum


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ma·nu·bri·um of ster·num

[TA]
the upper segment of the sternum, a flattened, roughly triangular bone, occasionally fused with the body of the sternum, forming with it a slight angle, the sternal angle.

episternum

/epi·ster·num/ (-ster´num) a bone present in reptiles and monotremes that may be represented as part of the manubrium, or first piece of the sternum.

episternum

(ĕp′ĭ-stûr′nəm)
n. pl. epister·nums, or epister·na (-nə)

episternum

the manubrium, or cranial segment of the sternum.
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35); females are slightly less colorful, their general color being dark brown with a dark blue-black post ocular band extending onto sides of pronotum and sides of abdomen; the lower margin of pronotal lobes, the lower portion of episternum 2, and the distal area of episternum 3 are white (alive, Fig.
Mesoepisternum and mesoepimeron devoid of pale color, but a cream-colored patch on the lower lateral part of the mesothoracic tergum, a large one on the metathoracic episternum and epimeron, with a small patch anteriorly and laterally on the metathoracic tergum (see Fig.
Fine yellow supraocular stripe extends obliquely across pronotum, ends as yellow dot on the metathoracic episternum at base of hind leg.
Clypeus, dorsal surface of antennal stipe, lower central area of prothoracic episternum, and outer surface of cercus, brownish.